Become a youth in data partner
The GDPR and data science for agricultural development are at odds when it comes to delivering personalized products for the public good.
A more comprehensive understanding of agricultural soils is needed to support sustainable development decision making – but collecting the necessary data is challenging.
Farmers are contributing to the huge amounts of information that can be harnessed for global food security solutions. But they need good allies to ensure its full, and ethical, potential is reached.
If the farmer has right to consume, sell, or share their crop, then what about the data generated by the farm? For real digital empowerment there must also be data empowerment.
That’s because as a publicly funded institution, we owe it to the public that they have free access to our data.
We already know we lose a vast amount of crop produce to diseases, pests, and weeds. But how do we find out how much, where, and when?